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  • Provenance

    Henri Kamer Collection, Paris; René Rasmussen auction, Paris, December 1979

  • Literature

    Ludwig Glaeser, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: Furniture and Furniture Drawings from the Design Collection and the Mies van der Rohe Archive, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1977, pp. 46-49; Derek E. Ostergard, ed., Bent Wood and Metal Furniture: 1850 - 1946, exh. cat., The American Federation of Arts, New York, 1987, pp. 292-293; Charlotte and Peter Fiell, 1000 Chairs, Cologne, 1997, p. 172; Mies van der Rohe: Architecture and Design in Stuttgart, Barcelona, Brno, exh. cat., Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, 1998, pp. 37, 41, 57-59, 69-70, 87-91, 169, 171, 176, 195 and 197

41

Pair of early ‘Barcelona’ chairs, model no. MR90

c. 1940
Chrome-plated hand-forged and welded flat steel, leather. 
Each: 74 cm. (29 1/8 in.) high
Manufactured by the Berliner Metallgewerbe Joseph Müller, Germany.  Each with one leather back strap with ‘100’ handwritten in crayon (2).

Estimate
£30,000 - 50,000 

Design

30 Apr 2009, 2pm
London